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Base Esperanza vs Herat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Base Esperanza, Antarctica and Herat, Afghanistan is approximately 14,802 km or 9,198 mi.
  • To reach Base Esperanza in this distance one would set out from Herat bearing 212.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Base Esperanza bearing 278.6° or W .
  • Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average temperature is 21.6 °C (38.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) less in Base Esperanza. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 487.5 mm (19.2 in) more which is equivalent to 487.5 l/m² (11.96 US gal/ft²) or 4,875,000 l/ha (521,170 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.8° lower in Base Esperanza than in Herat.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Base Esperanza relative to Herat. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Herat vs Base Esperanza.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -13 (-24) -24 (-42) -32 (-57) -38 (-69) -41 (-73) -39 (-69) -30 (-54) -20 (-35) -11 (-19) -4 (-8) -22 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -10 (-18) -20 (-36) -27 (-48) -33 (-60) -36 (-65) -34 (-61) -24 (-44) -15 (-27) -6 (-10) -1 (-1) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +20 (+1) +20 (+1) +30 (+1) +45 (+2) +47 (+2) +54 (+2) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +55 (+2) +54 (+2) +23 (+1) +488 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 40' +5h 04' +0h 54' -3h 27' -7h 30' -10h 00' -8h 49' -5h 05' -0h 46' +3h 34' +7h 37' +10h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.6 -8.1 -29.8 -53 -69.5 -75.8 -69.9 -53.2 -30.3 -7.5 +10.7 +17.6   -29.8

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